International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior
chat inactive window. Used in talk systems to mean that that person will not be taking part in the conversation for a while. The sadly mispelled alternative, “unactive window” (UAW) has also been reported. (1994-12-05)
International Association of Veterinary Homeopathy
hysteroplasty hys·ter·o·plas·ty (hĭs’tə-rō-plās’tē) n. See uteroplasty.
abbreviation (in Britain) 1. Independent Broadcasting Authority 1. Industrial Biotechnology Association 2. International Bar Association